RECASTS with Vettel quotes
Sebastian Vettel admitted he took too many risks before losing control of his Ferrari and crashing during Saturday’s incident-packed qualifying for Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix.
The four-time champion German, in his final season with the Italian team, said he was trying to find more pace and lost control of the car.
“I lost the car and I couldn’t catch it,” he said. “Already in Turn Two I had lost the car then in Turn Four, I lost it again.
“I was struggling, especially in the first sector and I was taking more risks. I just couldn’t catch it…
“Obviously, I am not happy. Compared to the morning in practice, we struggled quite a bit in the afternoon.”
Vettel said his car lacked pace, which he was trying